Research

Discourse, Disaster, and the Urban Hazardscape

Full title: Discourse, Disaster, and the Urban Hazardscape: The political ecology of climate and disasters after Hurricane Sandy (Dissertation) Abstract This dissertation examines how the phenomenon of climate change is changing the public conception of natural disasters, and vice versa. Using the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York City as a case study, this… Continue reading Discourse, Disaster, and the Urban Hazardscape

Superstorm Research Lab White Paper

Abstract Responses to Hurricane Sandy consistently cluster into two types according to how the issues have been defined and understood. On one hand, the crisis was seen as an extreme weather event that created physical and economic damage, and temporarily moved New York City away from its status quo. On the other hand, Hurricane Sandy… Continue reading Superstorm Research Lab White Paper